Ukraine next week plans to start mass production of coronavirus tests, says Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Liashko.

"We've been working with the Institute of Molecular Biology and other national manufacturers of tests," Liashko told a Kyiv briefing on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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"And I think that next week we will see serial production of tests, and we will deliver domestic tests to the PCR laboratories," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, in Ukraine, as of 10:00 on April 2, a total of 804 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Ukraine, including 20 deaths and 13 recoveries.